Campbell River and District Association for Community Living

Programs Offered

  • Child and Youth Services
  • Residential Services
  • Employment Services - Customized Employed, Creative Employment, Supported Employment, HYPE - Helping Young Adults Prepare for Employment
  • Recreation and Leisure Centre
  • Community Access Services
  • Passages Day Program
  • Semi-Independent Living
  • Ironwood Place
  • Early Intervention Programs
  • Supported Child Development Program
  • FASD Key Worker Program
  • Palmer Place
  • Community Living College

Languages Spoken

  • English

Funding Sources

  • Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • Community Living BC
  • BC Housing
  • Island Health
  • Ministry of Human Resources

Our Mission Statement

The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living provides and advocates for local services to support people of all ages with special needs, their families and caregivers.  HELPING PEOPLE HELP THEMSELVES.

Our Philosophy Statement

The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living's philosophy is based on the fundamental belief that each individual and/or family has the right to work toward achieving a quality of life that leads to self-fulfillment and meaning.  The basic concept that guides us is the individual and/or family centered approach.

What is CRADACL?

We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to advocate for services and/or provide services for people with special needs, and their families, who live in the Campbell River area.




Address / Contact Info

1153 Greenwood Street Campbell River, BCV9W 3C5
Executive Director : Rachael Weaver

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 286-0391
Fax: (250) 286-3732

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM


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Other Programs from This Organization

Community Access Services This program for children with special needs, aged twelve to eighteen, provides opportunities for local leisure and recreational activities.
Community Living College Community Living College, under the umbrella of the Campbell River & District Association for Community Living, opened its doors in September 2014 as an option for students looking for exceptional training and certification as Community Support Workers.
Early Intervention Programs Early Intervention Therapies and the Infant Development Programs at Dogwood Place are committed to working in partnership with families and recognize the family and supporting environment as the most valuable resource in an individual's life.
Employment Services Through training in job search skills, interview skills, and job-specific skills, Supported Employment works with local employers to assist individuals eligible for our services in obtaining meaningful work within the community.
FASD Key Worker Program The FASD Key Worker supports families with children between the ages of 0 and 19 who have a diagnosis of FASD, or suspected of having FASD.
Ironwood Place Ironwood Place is a 54 unit senior’s assisted living community. This program provides a range of hospitality services that promote independence, choice and dignity to the seniors who live there, to include two meals a day, recreational activities and housekeeping services.
Lion's Place Campbell River
Palmer Place Palmer Place is a twenty four unit permanent supportive housing for persons with developmental disabilities, and/or women with children who are in need of affordable housing.
Passages Day Program This program provides supports and teaching in the areas of daily living, social, communication, pre-vocational, recreation, and leisure and provides opportunities to access their community.
Recreation and Leisure Program This program offers leisure and recreation activities to adults with developmental disabilities who have moved from full time to part time employment or to retirement.
Residential Services This program is responsible for the operation of several staffed residential group homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Each home has unique characteristics but share a caring, supportive environment to help people achieve their optimal level of independence.
Semi-Independent Living This program supports adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible in their own home or apartment. The staff provide assistance in daily living skills to include banking, budgeting/bill paying, grocery shopping, household maintenance, social and leisure, and personal hygiene.
Supported Child Development Program This program supports children from birth to twelve years of age, who have a developmental disability to fully participate in inclusive neighbourhood child care programs.

This program was last updated on: 25 Feb 2021.